I’m a pretty spiritual person but you probably wouldn’t know it. I don’t tend to talk about it much on my blog and my practices are all fairly private. You might have seen me talk about crystals, rituals and The Law of Attraction over on Instagram occasionally but apart from that, my spirituality isn’t particularly public.
And I am absolutely okay with that. Not everything is meant to be online. Not everything NEEDS to be online. But that’s a whole other post for a whole different day.
But I’ve had a bit of a journey with my own spirituality over the last year in particular. I’ve tried a bunch of things in the past; some have worked, some REALLY haven’t.
But it’s all been a huge learning curve.
I’ve always known deep down that I am a spiritual person. I’ve very empathetic and sensitive. I feel things quite deeply and that lack of spiritual practice and belief was almost bothering me.
For me, spirituality goes hand in hand with personal growth. I feel like the more I’ve figured out about myself, the clearer my relationship with spirit has become.
I have a lot to thank my life coach for in that respect because we’ve covered my spirituality in our sessions and it’s been incredibly eye-opening.
I’ve had moments where I’ve struggled with my spirituality. I’ve felt like I’m not doing ENOUGH. I’m doing the WRONG things. I’m not FEELING it. That it just isn’t “me”. When I knew it was.
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There was a time where I was majorly confused and I needed clarity and vision and guidance that I was on the right path and doing the right things.
And I can’t imagine I’m the only person who has had those struggles either.
So today I wanted to delve into 5 things that I’ve learned lately which have helped my own spirituality and my relationship with spirituality TENFOLD.
These 5 things have seriously opened my eyes and allowed me to see spirituality through a new lens.
If you’re struggling with your own spirituality, read these 5 things to help you get clearer:
Figure out what spirituality means to you
The first thing you NEED to do is figure out what spirituality means to you. I don’t want you to look at anyone else here. Don’t influence yourself, based on what someone else believes.
You might want to consider what your beliefs are. Are you religious? Do you follow The Law of Attraction? Are you interested in learning about Ancestral trauma? Or spirit guides?
Whatever it is, it’s fine. Don’t judge yourself on what comes up here. And if you find something comes up that you’re not expecting, that’s cool too. Keep an open mind. A meditation session might be helpful here to clear your mind. Check out websites like Gospel Themes for additional tools to help you discover what spirituality means to you.
And remember that it’s okay if it doesn’t look the same as someone else’s
Once you’ve established what spirituality means to you, it’s time to avoid judgment and comparison. You probably follow various other people with different beliefs, practices and rituals.
And if yours doesn’t look like that? That’s OKAY. It doesn’t mean you’re not a spiritual person because you don’t resonate with using crystals and someone else does.
Realize that anything can be spiritual
This is something that changed the game for me. This point and the following one are probably the two that made the biggest difference in terms of my own spiritual journey.
Anything can be spiritual to you. ANYTHING.
A Yoga practice. A mediation session. A walk in the park. A candlelit bath. Listening to birds singing. Seeing a red squirrel. An amazing meal. Fresh flowers.
Honestly, anything that helps you feel connected; either to yourself or a higher being, can be spiritual. Anything that makes you stop and realize the beauty, can be spiritual. Anything that helps you see beyond the noise and the static, can be spiritual.
Focus on those little moments of magic
All you have to do is NOTICE.
This point follows on nicely from the last because yes, anything can be spiritual. But if we’re not actually NOTICING those things then it doesn’t really matter.
Learning to live intentionally and be present every single day can help here. There are plenty of practical things that you can do to help with this, such as limiting social media usage and not multi-tasking.
But this is really down to you and the more you practice this, the more you’ll notice. And you’ll be amazed at the results. Here are a few things I’ve come to notice over the last few months:
- I notice the things I see in my future dream life more and more every single day (i.e the car I want and the dog I want)
- During a Yoga practice, I was told to set an intention. My intention was making the first step towards my dream life. After the practice, I realised that the practice itself was called “believe”.
- Someone has been leaving cute little painted pebbles in the trees around the park next to my house. On the day where I was actively trying to find them, I couldn’t see any. Then as soon as I stopped thinking about them, I saw one.
- Small moments of happiness, such as a little boy learning to ride his bike over the park
These little every day moments of magic are incredible. It might help to start noting them down too. That’s what I do.
Remember that you don’t need to do ALL THE THINGS
This is a really important one because we’re told all the time that crystals can help us or certain rituals are what we need to do. Perhaps we need to meditate every single day or read this particular book.
Remember that you don’t have to do ANY of the things.
Sure, a lot of people find them helpful. But if you don’t, that’s absolutely okay.
Your knowledge of crystals has no relation to your level of spirituality. It doesn’t make you any less spiritual.
We won’t all vibe with all the things. And this is something I’ve learned recently which has really helped me. It’s great to try things and find what works for you. Because you might be pleasantly surprised at what you find.
Something that’s been a game changer for me and allows me to really tune in to my spirituality is my end of the month ritual. This ritual contains some Yoga, a releasing ceremony, meditation and intention setting. You can find a full guide in my freebie library to help you through the ritual, just sign up to my mailing list for instant access!
We all are intuitive beings. We know when we’re not aligned with what we need to be doing.
So if you’re a spiritual person who’s been struggling with where they stand with their own spirituality, know that you’re not alone and there are things you can do to get back into alignment.
Do you struggle with spirituality? Will you be following any of these tips to help you get back into flow with your own spirituality?
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